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Peter Leehey

also known as Pete Leehey

About Me

Pete Leehey has been practicing law for nearly 30 years. An avid biker himself, Pete's special interest is motorcycle injury cases. Pete also handles auto collision cases and workers' compensation.


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Practice Areas


  1. Workers' Compensation: 25%
    31 years
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    31 years
  3. Motorcycle Accident: 25%
  4. Car Accidents: 25%



Contingent (33-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

23 total 

  • Anthony J. Olson

    Pete is an excellent attorney with many years of experience in Personal Injury. He has a special interest in advocating for injured motorcyclists.


    Anthony Olson Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • James T. Fitzsimmons

    Pete is a talented, cutting edge, compassionate trial lawyer. He is a true mentor. I endorse this lawyer. Jim Fitzsimmons


    James Fitzsimmons Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Pete Leehey Law Firm, P.C.

425 2nd Street SE, Suite 1250
PO Box 547
Cedar Rapids, IA, 52401-1857


IAAuthorized to practice law198409/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Super LawyerGreat Plains Super Lawyers2010
Super LawyerGreat Plains Super Lawyers2009
Meritorious Achievement AwardIowa Trial Lawyers Association2000
Outstanding Member AwardIowa Trial Lawyers Association1999
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
President/LawyerPete Leehey Law Firm, P.C.2002 - Present
PartnerWertz & Leehey, P.C.1998 - 2002
PartnerLeehey & Valentine1994 - 1998
PartnerTrevino & Leehey1992 - 1994
PartnerTrevino, Leehey & Schnurr1990 - 1992
PartnerEstes & Leehey1989 - 1990
AssociateEstes Law Offices1988 - 1989
AssociateShelton Law Firm, P.C.1986 - 1988
AssociateLynch, Lynch & Fenchel1984 - 1986
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Iowa Trial Lawyers AssociationFormer Officer1998 - 2005
Iowa Association of Workers Compensation LawyersFormer Board of Governors1998 - 2005
Iowa State Bar Association, Workers' Compensation SectionPast Chairman1997 - 1999
Iowa Trial Lawyers AssociationFormer Board of Governors1991 - 1998
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Iowa College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
University of IowaPre-LawN/A1981
Ellsworth Community CollegeN/AN/A1979
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Personal Injury SeminarRepresenting the Injured Motorcyclist2012
9th Annual Motorcycle Safety ForumDon't Let a Motorcycle Crash Destroy You Financially2012
Personal Injury SeminarVisualize Your Verdict1996